My Enlightenment is Better than Yours

or A QUICK LESSON IN EGO-CHECKING An old friend recently posted a meme online making fun of the “sheeple” who follow social media trends without thinking (ex: the Parisian flag overlay on Facebook following the mass murders on November 13 this year).  She said, “No offense to any of my…

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Think You’re Enlightened?

I have an idea, a perception, of myself. I’m on a path toward enlightenment and understanding, but on that path I will meet people who aren’t as “open” as I.  That is my perception, or judgment.  In fact they are simply on another path. My judgment, and subsequent impatience, with…

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